WordPress for Web Developers is a complete guide for web designers and developers who want to begin building and administering sites with WordPress. This book is an update of Beginning WordPress 3, freshened and clarified for web developers who want to make the most of WordPress. You'll start by learning WordPress basics, including how to publish content, add media, and manage users.
Then you'll dig deeper into your WordPress server administration, including domain mapping, security, and importing and migrating. The book then steps up a gear with an introduction to developing for WordPress, perfect for developers and designers with some PHP experience, who want to learn to create custom themes and plugins.
WordPress is the most popular open source blogging and content management system in the world. Its flexible, user-friendly system can be extended with thousands of freely available themes and plugins. This book will teach you how to make the most of WordPress’s built-in features, how to find the right themes and plugins for your projects, and how to build your own custom features. You'll learn to:
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As an old geek (age 75) wanting to learn new web design, I bought this book. It turned out to be a perfect choice. The book covers Wed design using Wordpress thoroughly. You can get an overview very quickly or gain as much in-depth detail as you require. I read it like a novel the first time and then retread it for detail. I plan to keep this book at arms reach for the foreseeable future. If you are interested in Wordpress, buy this book.